Irish potato


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Irish potato

[′ī·rish pə′tād·ō]
(botany)
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Potato seeds certified by the government include SARPO MIRA, MANITOU, SAVIOLA - all Irish potato seeds, imported by Danespo A/S and Agrico UA East Africa Ltd.
The prices for seeds, now between Rwf600 and Rwf700, are soaring at the time when farmers are getting little from the produce, with the farm price for a kilogramme of Irish potato now down to between Rwf110 and 110, according to farmers from Northern and Western provinces -- the region where the crop is predominantly grown.
He compares the banana fungus to the Irish Potato Blight, which destroyed potato crops in the mid-nineteenth century.
Among those taking part in the Liverpool protest was Vicki Worthington, who said St Luke's had been chosen because it has a memorial to those who suffered in the Irish potato famine.
Irish potato (Solanum tuberosum L.J belongs to the family of Solanaceae and is consumed worldwide, processed at industrial level for chips, flour, starch, glucose, different chemicals, pharmaceuticals and animal feeds.
Other contenders included tri-color shepherd's pie (sweet potato, garlic potato and basil potato), shepherd's pie pot pie, Guinness beef stew, potato bacon soup, Irish potato pancakes, Reuben potatoes, Irish calzones and cucumber sandwiches.
That disease has plagued farmers for generations and triggered the Irish potato famine in the 1840s, the BBC reported.
A few miles from my daughter''s farmhouse in Donegal is the Irish Potato Centre, a genebank run by the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, that has more than 400 varieties of praities.
Another notable appearance came in The Hanging Gale, a drama about the Irish potato famine which co-starred his three brothers.
It was the Irish Potato Famine of 1845-46 that sparked research into what became the genus of pathogenic fungus Phytophthora.
A team of molecular biologists has determined that a unique strain of potato blight caused the Irish potato famine, which killed around a million people during the mid-19th century.
IRISH POTATO FAMINE | IRISH IMMIGRANTS | DISEASE | CANADIAN HISTORY

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